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Hillary Theyer  :  City Librarian   :  tel 310.618.5959   :  fax 310.618.5952
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We will be performing a software upgrade on the public computers at the Main Library on Friday, September 5, 2014. Public Computers will not be available during the upgrade process and the process may last several hours. Please plan accordingly.

E-books are now available to Torrance Public Library cardholders, through the Library's new ebook portal!  This new service is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Torrance Library.

The Library Centennial Video Contest results are in, click here to view a list of the winners! Click here to watch all the videos on YouTube!

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spotlight image>Sneaky Math
Saturday, September 6, 2:00pm
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
Join us as
Cy Tymony brings his unique, fun hands-on learning approach to all things math. He will show us how math is all around us through intriguing and easy projects, including  tools to complement math education programs.

spotlight image>Orange County Guitar Orchestra
Join us for an afternoon with the Orange County Guitar Orchestra 

Saturday, August 23rd, at 2:00 P.M.

Katy Geissert Civic Center Library

spotlight imageAdult Reference Services
Whatever you're looking for or guidance on using the latest technology - the trained staff at the Reference Desk and the Periodicals/Audiovisual Desk are here to assist you. Adult Services is responsible for entertaining and educational programming from book groups to concerts.

  • The Torrance Public Library Commission will meet next on Monday, Sept 8th at 7:00 pm at Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room 3301 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503

Hours: Civic Center Library: 10am - 9pm (Mon-Thurs), 10am - 6pm (Fri), 10am - 5:30pm (Sat), 1pm-5pm selected Sundays. Address: 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance 90503. 310-618-5959